Since breakfast this morning, the chances that you consumed either some beans, maize, rice, soybean and wheat are very high indeed. These staples represent key crops in Latin America and the Caribbean and are critical for export earnings and food security. Yet due to the climate crisis, these crops and the region’s agriculture sector faces considerable challenges. The region … [Read more...] about Five adaptation measures to reduce the vulnerability of Latin America and the Caribbean’s agriculture sector to climate change
He is the Principal Scientist for Integrated Modeling and Strategic Foresight, Decision and Policy Analysis, CIAT. A geographer by training, Steve leads strategic foresight activities for CIAT, with an emphasis on understanding the impacts of climate change on the agricultural economy and the role of climate as a driver in food system (un)sustainability. He also co-leads a global team supporting the CGIAR Foresight initiative. In addition to foresight, his research leadership includes activities in the development and delivery of climate services and agroclimatic forecasts, approaches to forecast-based finance, and provision of environmental decision support systems.